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    DefaultArticle: Computers adapted for use by blind (somewhat Lab related)

    Article describes the work of a blind computer scientist at Google:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/04/bu...omputer&st=cse

    He uses a Lab as a guide dog and his Lab has its own wesite (see link on page 2)
    Puff [YF, AKC field line (from competing HT/FT breeder) 62 lbs, dob: 8-'01]

    Bess [BF, AKC bench line (from competing show breeder) 55 lbs., 1967-1981] "Poor Bess, the Wonder Dog":
    http://forum.justlabradors.com/showt...?p=748#post748

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    DefaultRe: Article: Computers adapted for use by blind (somewhat Lab related)

    Clever man and lucky dog !

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    DefaultRe: Article: Computers adapted for use by blind (somewhat Lab related)

    we saw on our local news that a service dog (think it was a GSD) dialed 911 when his person passed out.
    The 911 operator kept asking if anyone was there and needed help and the dog kept whining and crying.
    Police were dispatched and the man's life was saved.

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